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solemnity - seriousness; gravity
qualms - uneasy feelings; misgivings; uneasy fears especially about matters of conscience; Ex. I have no qualms about giving this assignment to Helen.
negate - cancel out; nullify; cause to have no effect; deny; N. negation
waylay - ambush; lie in wait for and attack
wrangle - quarrel noisily; obtain through arguing; herd cattle; N.
malleable - (of a metal) capable of being shaped by pounding(beating); pliable; (of someone) impressionable(easily influenced); easily controlled; tractable
jovial - good-natured; merry; cheerful
inscrutable - difficult to understand; impenetrable; not readily understood; mysterious
mountebank - charlatan; boastful pretender
nihilist - one who considers traditional beliefs to be groundless and existence meaningless; absolute skeptic; revolutionary terrorist; CF. nihilism: belief that nothing has meaning or value; belief that destruction of existing political or social institutions is necessary for future improvement